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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Situated in the midst of the countryside just 6 kms from the beautiful mediaeval town of Barga and 1 hour north of Lucca, sits Agritiglio.
The property is a traditional farm building, newly refurbished, and split into three charming one bedroom apartments, each sharing the brand new 12M x 6M swimming pool which has stunning views across to the Apuane alps.
The apartment has a traditional feel, with beamed ceilings, and chestnut windows, yet there are modern comforts such as a hand made kitchen, with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, pristine shower room, and spacious bedroom with good quality furniture. There is a shared laundry room.
Outside, each apartment has its own eating area.
There are extensive grounds with beautiful views surrounding the site, and an ample pool of 12M x 6M, with roman steps, and hydromassage area.
This is a traditional agriturismo, with owners living in their own house on site to assist with any questions, fully respecting privacy of guests .
Situated in the midst of the countryside, surrounded by beautiful views, this peaceful rural location is less than a 10 minute drive from the Mediaeval town of Barga, with its hilly windy cobbled streets, duomos, 10th Century cathedral and ancient architecture. Barga is also renowned in the area for its good quality, but reasonably priced restaurants. There are often outdoor concerts/plays performed many times free of charge, usually based on the classics/jazz, and during the festas the town often puts on wonderful firework displays.
There is also a station for stress free exploring.
Barga itself is circa 1 hour 15 mins from Pisa, 1 hr 40 mins from Florence; 50 minutes from the walled mediaeval city of Lucca and close to the National Parks of the Apuane Alps. Hilltop villages abound, and exploring can be either townie or totally rural - the choice is yours.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Forte dei Marmi - 70mins|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Pisa - 80 mins, Nearest railway: Fornace de Barga - 10mins|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||TV, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Tuscany region
The Tuscan Region of Italy is well known for its warm balmy summers, beautiful countryside, rolling hills, mouth - watering food, and of course its towns and villages, rich with mediaeval architecture…
The Garfagnana region of Tuscany, often known as its ‘Green Lung’ is situated away from the milling crowds that can often be found at the most famous Tuscan locations and is totally unspoilt, remaining untouched by tourism.
The scenery is spectacular, green and mountainous with views of both the Apuane and Appenine mountains at every turn…And, due to the altitude whilst the weather can be very hot, it is always pleasantly cool for sleeping…
The food is usually home made, using home grown produce, and is typically simple and extremely tasty. Prices here remain very reasonable due to the fact that food is prepared with the locals, and not tourists in mind…The local wine is cheap and surprisingly drinkable!
The pace of life is slow and peaceful – spend your days enjoying secluded picnics, swimming in rivers, or watching locals play bocce or ‘cheese throwing’. Visit hundreds of ancient hill top villages, or relax at home basking in stunning scenery.
For ‘townie’ days, visit the mediaeval towns of Barga, Lucca, Castelnuovo, with Pisa and Florence within easy reach too…
This is Olde Worlde Italy
Barga, with its hilly bendycobbled streets, duomos, 10th Century cathedral and ancient architecture is a beautiful mediaeval town. Barga is also renowned in the area for its good quality, but reasonably priced restaurants and gelaterias.
There are often outdoor concerts/plays performed many times free of charge, usually based on the classics/jazz, and during the festas the town often puts on wonderful firework displays.
There is also a station for stress free exploring for days further afield
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1 Oct 2014
"A retreat away in the hills with a wonderfully welcoming and friendly host family"
We really enjoyed our time in italy but our highlight had to be staying at this agritourismo. For sure not for everyone, but the idillic peacefulness was just what we needed. Plus dinners al fresco with the host and extended family were a unique and special experience i wont forget. In relatively easy reach of vinyards and olive groves, but you will need to be prepared to drive up the hill to get to the agritourismo and then up a driveway not suitable for all cars.
22 Aug 2014
"One of the most beautiful places I have ever visited"
Agritiglio is a hidden gem, up in the mountains of Tuscany with amazing views. The apartments themselves are well kept, clean and have everything you could ever need on a self catering holiday. The o… More
23 Jun 2014
"Stunning location, and everything we needed"
We have just returned from a week at Agritiglio, staying in the 'Nicole' apartment.The location was great for us, close enough to Barga to visit shops and restaurants (10 mins drive or about… More
28 Jan 2014
away from it all and fabulous views. I loved every minute of this place. Our hosts were superb and the place was idylic.
4 Sep 2013
The location , the accomodation and the people were awesome. Away from it all ,yet only an hour from Lucca. Stunning . Will return.
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Lorraine Venturelli (Property Manager Tuscan Retreats Ltd)
- 5 Years listed
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Calendar last updated:01 Dec 2014
Based in Italy
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